ZDF Enterprises Boards VIS Legendary Spanish Horror Anthology Reboot ‘Stories to Stay Awake’ (EXCLUSIVE)

10/13/2021 11:10:00 AM

ZDF Enterprises Boards VIS Legendary Spanish Horror Anthology Reboot ‘Stories to Stay Awake’ (EXCLUSIVE)

ZDF Enterprises Boards VIS Legendary Spanish Horror Anthology Reboot ‘Stories to Stay Awake’ (EXCLUSIVE)

ZDF Enterprises (ZDFE) has acquired the international distribution rights to Spanish horror anthology “Stories to Stay Awake,” in Spanish “Historias para no dormir,” for all territories outside of …

RTVE , is as a four-part anthology miniseries, boasting superstar talent on either side of the camera.Century of Terror, a 100-day project to choose the best horror film of every year from 1920-2019, nor last year’s first ABCs of Horror project., especially after reprising his role as Dum Dum Dugan in an episode of What If.Share this article on Tumblr It’s a dark thing to admit, but a nursing home is the perfect setting for a horror film.

Episodes are directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Rodrigo Sorogoyen (“Mother”), Spanish Academy Goya-winner Rodrigo Cortés (“Buried”), “[Rec]” writer-director Plaza, and Paula Ortiz, director of “The Bride.” Ibañez’s work in film and TV anticipated Spain’s surge in upscale genre auteurs and helped evolve the medium from low-budget hack-and-slash fare often intended to make a quick buck at the box office to films with aesthetics, psychology and humanistic narratives that stood and stand out in international cinema.” Others embrace the tropes of gothic fiction more intently.His influence was never felt more publicly than in February 2019, four months before his death, when Ibañez was recognized with the Spanish Academy Goya Award for lifetime achievement, presented by several of those who benefited most from his groundbreaking work: Alejandro Amenábar (“The Others”), J.? After a career of playing war heroes, McDonough says the chance to appear as the president is icing on the cake.A.Rarely is any subgenre embodied in such a pure and reverent way as Bava accomplishes here, in his ultimate tribute to the romantic, sumptuous delights of classically spooky worldbuilding.Bayona (“The Orphanage”), Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza (“[Rec]”), Rodrigo Cortés (“Burried”), Alex de la Iglesia (“Día de la Bestia”), Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (“28 Weeks Later”) and Nacho Vigalondo (“Colossal”).The first four films, which were released in October 2020, were all about love and family.

“We are proud to be able to offer our clients this outstanding tribute to Chicho Ibáñez Serrador,” said Fred Burcksen, president and CEO of ZDF Enterprises.From the mid-1960s onward, Bava’s attention increasingly drifted toward the emerging giallo genre with classics such as Blood and Black Lace , and eventually proto-slashers like A Bay of Blood.” Because of his adoration for Ike, there’s an added pressure that comes with bringing the character to life onscreen.“This excellent miniseries is the joint success of a great team, which we are honored to be a part of.We are convinced that this is only the beginning of a long-standing partnership for all of us.Displaying all the visual intricacies, lush settings and dynamic camerawork for which the man was known, it’s one of Bava’s most enduring and complete efforts, although it sometimes seems oddly unfamiliar to American horror audiences today.” optional screen reader..

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